Where do they come from?
Poems by Rookie readers.
Depict how a character—or you—came to be.
Seeking what makes the mundane bearable.
Poems about summer dreams.
Celebrate best pal-dom with an homage to a friend.
Scoliosis surgery, college visits, and summer bliss.
Find poetry in the world around you.
Poetry written by Rookie readers.
The explorer who inspired a Google doodle, poets, scholars, and more.
September's theme is INFINITY.
Here’s what kinds of submissions we’re looking for, plus info on how to send us your work. ✴
Rookie is an online magazine and book series for teenagers. Each month, a different editorial theme drives the writing, photography, and artwork that we publish. Learn more about us here, and find out how to submit your work here!